Stories

Every morning, brilliant new stories are written by primary schoolchildren.They are all stored in our library (the stories, not the children). To read the stories and see the pictures, just click on the title or read more to view stories.

We also have stories from our other locations:  Cork, Conamara, Galway, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, Wicklow, and Wexford

Hammie’s Adventures

St.Patrick’s JNS, Corduff, 2nd class, 22nd September 2021

There was a smelly hamburger called Hammie. He tasted tasty, but he wanted to be tastier.

Then he saw a Burger King at the end of Australia. He went to his friend Nuggie the chicken nugget and asked if he could help him.

Two Crazy Best Friends

Guardian Angel's National School, Blackrock. 3rd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow 21 September 2021

Once upon a time there was a cyan dragon called Charlie. Charlie was outside his house in the clouds playing with a basketball.

He really loved playing basketball. 

Then, he saw his best friend Frank the talking taco.

The Wish of an Alien

Assumption SGNS, 6th class, 20th September 2021

Lisa had never been to Earth and she was very nervous to go for the first time.

Lisa was an alien who came from Mars who had bright yellow hair and pink skin. She had never seen so many people on Mars so Earth scared her.

The reason why she wanted to be down on Earth is because she wanted to be human and lead another life. 

The Magic Dessie

St. Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th class, 16th September 2021

Stella the short girl who had red hair, blue eyes and had an extra finger on one hand 

Her grandad was a really good horse rider and when he died she wanted to be as good as him 

Falling off her flying horse, Dessie

The Mythical Land

Alexandra College Junior School, Milltown, 2nd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 16 September 2021

Once upon a time there was a girl called Heather. She was in her room reading a book. She was also dreaming of having a magical dog.

Her mum told her she could go to the shop to buy something for her cousin’s birthday, and as an added treat, buy something for herself as well.

After going to the shop, she went to her favourite fountain and accidentally fell in, she was transported into a magical land. 

Pink the Flamingo & the Crocodile Army Attack

Gaelscoil Phadraig, Ballybrack, 1st & 2nd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 15th September 2021

Pink the Flamingo was at the river drinking water. While he was drinking the water, he was dreaming about socks. His feet were really cold. 

He was too busy drinking water and dreaming about socks that he didn’t see the crocodile coming. This was where he got his fear of crocodiles.

Before the crocodile could eat Pink, his best friend, Blue the Bird, came to save him.

​Pedro Saves the Day

St. Patrick’s National School,6th class, 15th September 2021

Once, when it was a dark night, there was a boy called Samuel who was sleeping.

The night before while partying with his friend, Pedro, Samuel had been turned into a vampire.

The only thing that was on his mind during that party was voting Kanye East to be president.

Nathaniel's Trip to the Moon

Rathmichael School, Shankill, 6th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 14 September  2021

My name is Nathaniel and I can shoot melted cheese out of my hands.

I am working in the cheese section of McDonalds, shooting melted cheese onto all of the Big Macs.

One of my best friends, Senor Cracker, has a cheese and cracker cart outside of McDonalds.

The Curse of Julia Mama

Our Lady of Victories GNS, 5th class, 8th September 2021

Angelica the Shape-Shifter lived in a forest. She spent her days looking for symbols that could get her powers back. Julia Mama the Evil Chef was jealous of Angelica’s power. 

One day, she poisoned one of her dishes and gave it to Angelica. Angelica met her best friend Fillupa Flop in a desert while she was searching for symbols. 

“Where are you going to look for the next symbol?

Bongo and Andrew’s Adventures

Ashbourne ETNS, 5th class, 6th September 2021

Bongo the Second and Andrew the Pug were in the back garden. They were staring at the sun when Bongo suddenly said, “Wait! We might explode!”

Instead of looking at the sun, they started playing with the super bouncy ball that they got in Smooths. Andrew kept saying, “Can you throw it and I’ll run after it?”

Bongo replied, “No, you throw it. I’ll run after it.”

Triggered Bees

By Charlotte, Age 9, Co. Dublin

                              Beeware, if you have a fear of bees do not read on...

Hello! My name is Charlotte and I live in a small house on top of a hill with my best friends

Faye and C! (No, her real name is not C, it's Caoimhe, but Faye and I call her C because…well, there is no reason).

Sióg na Coille

Cúrsa Samhraidh 3 COGG, Fighting Words Chonamara, 2/7/2021

Bhí an áit dubh dorcha agus bhí Molly bocht ina haonar.

Níor thaitin an dorchadas le Molly.

Bhí torann aisteach le cloisteáil, bhí sí fuar agus bhí imní uirthi.

Egghead

Sacred Heart SNS, Killinarden, 5th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 28 June 2021

Da baby was born in a basement and his mam was called Da Mother. Da baby went to Mr. MacLiam’s class and got an egg to the head.

That was why he was afraid of Mr. MacLiam’s class and where he got his nickname, Egghead.

Da baby invented the Coronavirus to wipe them out. He cried to his friend, M and M off-brand the rapper. 

Grumpy

St. Patrick’s Junior School, Dublin 15, 2nd Class, 28 June 2021

Mr. Monkey was a cranky man. He lived in a witch’s house in the forest. 

One day, Mr. Monkey was eating chocolate ice cream. He noticed that eating ice cream made him feel happier. 

Mr. Monkey didn’t like being happy, so he went to the shop to buy some cranky soap. When he got home, Mr. Monkey spread the soap all over his face and he felt crankier. 

The Chase

Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin, 5th class, 25th June 2021

Hi, my name is Bob. My best friend is Gerald the Hooligan. This is the story about my life.

It was 9th July 1986, and I was waking up beside an abandoned train rail. 

I didn’t know where I was. I got up and walked a bit and ran into a man named Gerald.

Eachtraí Pog Kitten agus Pog Dog

Gaelscoil Dhroichead na Banndan, Cloch Mhic Shíomóin, Droichead na Banndan, Co. Chorcaí. Rang a 4, Fighting Words Chonamara

Go tobann, dhúisigh Pog Kitten ar an leaba. Ansin rolláil sí amach as an leaba. Rith sí go dtí an chistin.

Bhí sceitimíní an domhain uirthi mar bhí sí ag dul ag cóisir Fred an Fish Finger.

Ansin chonaic sí go raibh cúcamair aici don bhricfeasta.

Billy’s Dream

St. Patrick’s JNS, 2nd class, 24th June 2021

A long time ago there was a scientist called Billy. He always had a wish to time travel so one day he did.

He had had a dream about time travel and then he started trying to build a time machine but his dad said, “If it breaks, you can’t come back so I don’t want you to build a time travel machine.”

He started building the time machine anyway. He was done a week later.

A Dog's Dream

St. Anthony's NS, 5th class, Fighting Words Cork, 22 June 2021

Have you ever heard of a talking dog? I hadn’t either. There is an amazing talking dog who plays soccer.

His name is Andy. Andy was playing five-a-side street soccer in Tallaght, Dublin.

Andy worked very hard on his game and was seen by a scout from the irish academy.

Díoltas Chruella

Scoil Rónáin, An Trá Bháin, Leitirmóir, Co. na Gaillimhe, Ranganna 3-6, Fighting Words Chonamara

Is mise Cian an husky agus tá mé ag cuardach mo chlann. Lá amháin, thóg Cruella de Vil mo chlann.

Bhí mé brónach, bhí mo chroí briste.

Níl a fhios agam cá ndeachaigh siad ach bhí mé ag dul iad a fháil ar ais.

Fernando vs Macka Packa

Pope John Paul II NS, 4th class, 21st June 2021

Once upon a time there was an alien called Fernando and he lived on a float machine in a galaxy far, far away.

It was just a normal day and he was doing his renegade, a type of TikTok dance. He tried to get followers but his follower count was only at twelve.

Then, the tuna bellies came and started making TikTok dances with him.

Barriasaurus vs the government

St. Oliver Plunkett’s NS, 4th class, 18th June 2021

Once upon a time there was a dinosaur/human named Barriasaurus Rex.

One Monday, Barriasaurus Rex went to Aldi and found hand sanitizer that kills 100% of germs. 

Seeing this, made him afraid of the government because he knew that they wanted to find the sanitizer first.

​Banana Man Achieves his Dream

Gaelscoil Uí Earcáin, 5th class, 17th June 2021

One day Banana Man was at a radioactive plant. He took the plant and ate it.

He thought it would give him legs but instead he glowed yellow and he thought it was the worst decision he ever made. 

Steve the Robotic Cow Assassin, his friend, didn’t recognise him and he was getting a bit hungry. 

The Adventure of Mermaids

St. Mary's JNS, Clondalkin, 2nd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 17 June 2021

Nicole the Mermaid lived under the sea with her best friend Kara the Mermaid. They were swimming with dolphins. 

“Whose house are we going to meet up next?” Kara asked.

“My house,” replied Nicole.

The Story of Leafy the Leaf

St. Colmchille's JNS, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 16 June 2021

Leafy the leaf lived in a forest and there were loads of foxes on the ground. He was just trying to be a leaf.

He was with his son Leafy the leaf junior. “Let’s get some food,” said Leafy the leaf. 

“No,” replied Leafy the leaf junior. 

Isaiah and the Mighty Cheese

Gaelscoil Nas na Roigh, Naas, Kildare, 6th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 15 June 2021

Isaiah Patush the tractor was at the dumpster trying to find their best friend Reece the Cereal box.

Sadly they didn’t find Reece in that dumpster. Instead, they found a slice of cheese.

 Suddenly, a genie appeared out of nowhere and said, “your greatest wish is to own a slice of cheese.

Layla’s Adventure

St. Paul’s NS, Dooradoyle, 1st class, Fighting Words Limerick, 15th June 2021

Layla the cute wolf and Lily the butterfly were walking to an old cottage. Then they saw something moving in the trees.

They thought it was a bear but it was only a little monkey. 

They said, “It’s just a nice monkey. It’s Lily’s pet.”

The Boy Who Followed the Voice

Sacred Heart Senior National School, Killinarden, 6th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 14 June 2021

One day Eduardo was with his best friend, Diego the Homeless Man, and he started hearing voices in his head.

“Son, I am always watching over you.” His Dad’s voice said. “Follow in my footsteps and become a bullfighter.”

Eduardo went to the stadium to sign up to be a bullfighter.

The Great Chicken Escape

St. Oliver Plunkett’s NS, 5th class, 11th June 2021

It was the dead of night as Patritcia the Chicken escaped from the farm. Joe the Shy Donkey was trailing behind her.

Patritcia was looking around for ants to eat when she saw a jetpack beside the ants hill. 

She put the jetpack on and started flying up to the sky, clucking all the way with Joe wondering what had happened to her.

Sparky and The Shadow

St. Mary’s Junior National School, Clondalkin, 2nd Class, Fighting Word Wicklow, 10 June 2021

Sparky the Pig was in the sausage factory. He was feeling scared, so he ran for the exit door.

Sparky had run so fast that he landed on the moon! He felt something weird in his pocket - it was a hot dog.

Sparky felt afraid because hot dogs were his greatest fear.

Lily's Bravery

By Manha, Age 8, Co. Dublin

Once in a beautiful forest, there was a beehive. It was full of bees. They used to have jobs.

One fine day, an egg in the beehive hatched. “Why is it so bright in here?” asked the new-born bee.

Then she was taken to a school. She had no idea what a school was. Then she saw her teacher bee.

The Clever Little Mouse

By Ayaan , Age 6, Co. Dublin, 09 June 2021           

Once upon a time there lived a lion.

One day the lion was looking for food. Just then he saw a mouse. He wanted to eat the mouse.

So he asked to the mouse, “Where are you going?”

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